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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2019, October

Published: 22 October 2013

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits down by over 20 per cent year-on-year in August

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in August 2013 building permits were granted for a total of 2.1 million cubic metres, which is 20.4 per cent less than one year ago.

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum
In the release the data indicated with an asterisk (*) are preliminary data.

The cubic volume covered by building permits granted for residential buildings went down by 28.5 per cent. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings was 14.9 per cent lower this August than in August 2012.

Volume of newbuilding dropped in August by nearly eight per cent from one year back

In August 2013, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 7.7 per cent year-on-year.

In August, the volume of construction of residential buildings decreased by 4.7 per cent and that of other than residential building construction by 10.6 per cent from one year back.

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heli Suonio 09 1734 2481, Merja Järvinen 09 1734 2458, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 22.10.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. August 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.1.2020].
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